Our Flag and What it Means

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Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain (now officially known as the United Kingdom). Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, and political speeches and ceremonies, in addition to various other public and private events celebrating the history, government, and traditions of the United States. Independence Day is the National Day of the United States.   credit
During theAmerican Revolution, the legal separation of the Thirteen Colonies from Great Britain occurred on July 2, 1776, when the Second Continental Congressvoted to approve a resolution of independence that had been proposed in June by Richard Henry Lee of Vir…

Peacock Tree

I really like peacocks they are really beautiful!  The colors are just outstanding.  I found this peacock tree topper/ornament a few years ago at our local flower shop and it has held up beautifully.

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  1. Dolly thank you so much for visiting my blog. I am your newest follower. It is so nice to meet you. You Christmas tree is just beautiful.

  2. Really pretty tree and I love the peacock! Thank you for stopping by my blog and following. I'm following you now as well. Happy Christmas!

  3. Hey Dolly! I love a peacock! thanks for coming by a little country house! Merry Christmas to yall!

  4. Wow Dolly! I also love the peacock, it adds such elegance to the tree top and I love your ornaments too. Your tree is beautiful. Thanks for sharing it!

  5. Oh.my.goodness. Where oh where did you find that majestic peacock!!!

  6. I stayed in Tennessee for about 8 months approximately 10 years ago. It was my first encounter with the South, as well as my first up-close and personal look at a peacock. Ever since then, peacocks have held a special place in my heart because of my great experience and life-changing events while in Tennessee... In addition to the fact that I also like you, love the colors in the peacock and have my whole entire life. Just wanted to say hello and I noticed that there are several different things that you like, think we're due a particular way that are right in line with the way that I feel, do or like. I had already entered my subscription to get newsletters from you, when I then went through and look in your categories and realized that my draw to your newsletter was more than correct, I'm excited to see more of what I proved to me over the next several weeks. From one peacock fan to another, Katherine


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